Write a Book: 65 Reasons Why You Should Start Writing Your First Book Now or Finish the One You Started!
"Why should I write a book? I don't have time for that!" If you are like 50-80% of modern-day adults, you have probably asked yourself this question at least once in your life. Only a small percentage act on their desire to write and publish a book. Far fewer actually succeed in the long, tedious process of book authoring and publishing.
At R50 Books, we have reinvented the way books are created. For example, there is no writing or typing involved! But, that's a different topic.
For now, erase from your memory what you believe to be the challenges of writing a book and refocus on why writing a book is important and beneficial to you, your business, and even your family.
Here is a list of 65 Reasons Why You Should Write a Book
- Help people - Yep, easy one. Had to just get that one out of the way.
- Share a message with the world.
- Make money! - Yes, it is possible to make money through book sales and a variety of additional money-generating items and events that start with your book being completed.
- Overcome your uneasiness and guilt about making money from your book.
- Sell other books you've written - Always cross-promote.
- Promote your services - No harm in this when you do it properly.
- Better turnaround time - Books can now be conceptualized, created and published within 3 weeks!
- Kick-off the start of a new business.
- Break the plateau of stagnant sales for an existing business.
- Get excited for writing your NEXT book - Your first book teaches you how it all works.
- Add a credential to your name.
- Chronicle a timeline of experiences in hopes that others might benefit.
- Improve your writing skill.
- Establish your authority on a topic.
- Create a method or process and organize it.
- Ignite your speaking career.
- Generate leads for your consulting, coaching, or other services business.
- Get invitations to speak at events.
- Warn others of danger.
- Stand out from your competition.
- Raise funds for a cause.
- Demonstrate proof that a particular procedure or process delivers results.
- Organize a complex string of details into a logical sequence to follow.
- Recruit volunteers and staff.
- Influence a wide variety of people to act a certain way or do the same thing.
- Dispense old ways of doing things by introducing the new.
- Reduce learning curve.
- Fulfill a life-long dream.
- Follow in the footsteps of a relative who has also published a book.
- Target a specific audience with a direct message backed-up by research and facts.
- Claim to be the first to write a book on a specific topic.
- Exercise your brain by having to focus on completing the book.
- Get attention by media.
- Practice using your creativity.
- Overcome your own fear of putting a book out there for all to see and critique.
- Institute best practices for an industry you are an expert in.
- Persuade readers that your way is the best way.
- Learn more about your expertise because you have to teach it.
- Teach something in the way you want it to be learned.
- Stimulate discussion about an important topic.
- Introduce readers to names of people and resources they had not heard of before.
- Command respect from others in your professional community.
- Unite a confused group of people to support a common cause.
- Pilot a new program requiring all participants to follow the same sequence.
- Report your findings on a research topic that is too long for a blog post and has higher value than a whitepaper.
- Raise your stature in your professional community.
- Prepare trainees for certification.
- Every challenge you face will seem easier after writing a book.
- Update a previous book that has become out-of-date.
- Promote your availability as a speaker or consultant.
- Simpler process to write and publish than years earlier.
- Lift the spirits of readers who don't have enough money to buy coaching or counseling.
- Create buzz and awareness for a cause you care about.
- Predict the future and display yourself as a cutting-edge thinker in your industry.
- Mentor others with your stories and experiences.
- Earn respect from other writers.
- Goal Accomplishment (speed).
- Guide readers through specific steps that are reinforced by details for each step.
- Push yourself to new levels of capability.
- Raise your confidence that you really can start and finish a book!
- Save lives - Yes, believe it is possible.
- Broaden your reach to an audience of readers.
- Amaze your friends and family that you could actually do it.
- Motivate readers that they really can do what you suggest in the book!
- Leave a legacy for your children and grandchildren so years after you are gone they will still be able to learn from you and know your area of knowledge and expertise.
Have you attempted to write a book before but stopped because you didn't know where to start?
Did your fear of rejection get the better of you?
Just cannot figure out how you can possibly find the time to write?
We have a new method of publishing your non-fiction book—in 6 Weeks or Less—without you having to type a single word your manuscript!
If you are curious, watch our introduction video on our home page to see how it works.